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Hilltopper boys, girls entrenched at No. 2 (complete Tennessee AP polls)

staff report • Feb 4, 2013 at 7:51 AM

NASHVILLE — The Science Hill boys and girls were again ranked No. 2 in their respective Class AAA Tennessee high school basketball polls, released Monday. Blackman (22-0) received 17 of 19 first-place votes to sit atop the boys’ rankings and stay ahead of the Hilltoppers (28-2). No. 3 Southwind (22-4) and No. 4 Ridgeway (20-3) got the two remaining first-place nods.Riverdale (23-0) received all the first-place votes in the AAA girls poll for a second straight week, trailed by the Lady Hilltoppers (23-3) at No. 2. Sullivan East (22-6) moved from 10th to ninth in the Class AA boys rankings. Elizabethton (20-4) also moved up a notch to ninth in the AA girls poll.AP TOP 10 BOYS POLLSThe Associated Press’ Top 10 boys teams in each of Tennessee’s three Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. (First-place votes in parentheses and records through Feb. 3): Class AAA 1. Blackman (17) 22-0 2. Science Hill 28-2 3. Southwind (1) 22-4 4. Ridgeway (1) 20-3 5. Brentwood 23-2 6. Siegel 23-2 7. Melrose 19-7 8. Dyer County 22-2 9. White Station 15-6 10. Powell 20-2 Others receiving 12 or more points: None.Class AA 1. CPA (18) 24-2 2. Covington (1) 23-3 3. Giles County 20-2 4. Jackson South Side 18-2 5. Sheffield 17-5 6. Waverly 20-4 7. Knoxville Fulton 18-6 8. Cheatham County 20-3 9. Sullivan East 22-6 10. Fayette Ware 19-6 Others receiving 12 or more points: Howard 13. McMinn Central 13.Class A 1. Booker T. Washington (15) 18-3 2. Wartburg Central (4) 19-3 3. Mount Pleasant 18-2 4. Watertown 21-3 5. Union City 16-7 6. Richland 20-5 7. Columbia Academy 19-4 8. Trinity Christian Academy 20-4 9. Cloudland 18-8 10. Humboldt 18-5 Others receiving 12 or more points: Clay County 21. Hampton 13.Division II 1. CBHS (13) 21-4 2. Ensworth (2) 17-6 3. Briarcrest 22-6 (tie) Franklin Road Academy (2) 22-3 5. Knoxville Webb 21-6 6. MUS 17-7 7. Lausanne Collegiate 19-4 8. Father Ryan 15-7 9. St. George’s 19-5 10. Pope John Paul II 18-6 Others receiving 12 or more points: DCA 16. St. Benedict 13. AP TOP 10 GIRLS POLLSThe Associated Press’ Top 10 girls teams in each of Tennessee’s three Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. (First-place votes in parentheses and records through Feb. 3): Class AAA 1. Riverdale (19) 23-0 2. Science Hill 23-3 2. Blackman 22-1 4. Bradley Central 21-2 5. Columbia 22-3 6. Memphis Central 17-4 7. Farragut 22-3 8. Oakland 19-4 9. Ridgeway 19-2 10. Hillsboro 21-4 Others receiving 12 or more points: None.Class AA 1. Grainger (19) 26-0 2. Covington 25-2 3. McMinn Central 22-3 4. Cannon County 23-3 5. Westview 23-3 6. Livingston Academy 22-5 7. CPA 19-5 8. Creek Wood 21-3 9. Elizabethton 20-4 10. Gatlinburg-Pittman 20-6 Others receiving 12 or more points: Knoxville Fulton 12.Class A 1. Union City (14) 21-3 2. Jackson County (4) 22-3 3. Summertown (1) 20-3 4. Clarkrange 20-6 5. Cosby 18-3 6. North Greene 20-7 7. Moore County 24-4 8. Hampton 20-6 9. Collinwood 17-5 10. Oliver Springs 17-6 Others receiving 12 or more points: Whitwell 14. Cloudland 13.Division II 1. Ensworth (16) 21-1 2. Briarcrest (1) 24-1 3. Franklin Road Academy 21-2 4. Knoxville Webb 21-5 5. Harding Academy 19-5 6. St. George’s 17-5 7. University-Jackson 21-4 8. SBEC 17-4 9. Harpeth Hall 14-6 10. Brentwood Academy 13-9 Others receiving 12 or more points: None.

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